Hard disk drive cover and hard disk drive removal and installation - ThinkPad SL400, SL500

For access, remove these FRUs in order:

  1. Remove battery.


  • Do not drop the hard disk drive or apply any physical shock to it. The hard disk drive is sensitive to physical shock. Improper handling can cause damage and permanent loss of data.
  • Before removing the drive, have the user make a backup copy of all the information on it if possible.
  • Never remove the drive while the system is operating or is in suspend mode


Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque
1 Hard disk drive screw, nylon-coated (1) Black 0.167 Nm(1.7 kgfcm)



When installing: Make sure that the HDD connector is attached firmly.

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  • Alias ID: MIGR-71458
  • Document ID: PD012637
  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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